Example sentences for: incidental

How can you use “incidental” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In fact, the name that originally inspired the word is now often merely incidental to the meaning and presumably in consequence the capital letter is omitted.

  • Another common complaint: egregious product placements--"enough blatant endorsements to make the film itself incidental" (John Anderson, Newsday ). (An official site celebrates the Bond franchise.)

  • "As a guide in expounding and applying the provisions of the Constitution," wrote Madison, the document's primary author, "the debates and incidental decisions of the Convention can have no authoritative character."

  • (To the extent the discount audience exists at all, it's mostly a rental audience, because renting saves money not only on the unit price of viewing but also on parking, babysitting, and other incidental costs associated with going out; perhaps most important of all, the rental audience knows it can bail out with greater ease if the movie in question proves unwatchable.)

  • The disease may be discovered as an incidental finding in the elderly because of mild thrombocytopenia or splenomegaly, or it may present early in life with hepatosplenomegaly, thrombocytopenia, anemia, and bone lesions.


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